Former Premier of British Columbia (1991-1996), and Mayor of Vancouver, (1980-1986) is a passionate believer in the power of cities and communities to improve the human condition.
See Mike Harcourt’s citation
One of Canada’s most distinguished historians and is often considered the pre-eminent medical historian of his generation.
See Michael Bliss’ citation
A Canadian hockey icon, the former captain of Canada’s Women’s Hockey Team and in 2006 she became the first woman to do colour commentary on Hockey Night in Canada.
See Cassie Campbell-Pascall’s citation
One of Canada’s most respected and important contemporary artists of our times who has contributed greatly to the Haida cultural revival.
See Robert Davidson’s citation
An outstanding public servant and has served as Governor of the Bank of Canada and prior to this position served as Deputy Minister of Finance.
See David Dodge’s citation
An internationally renowned linguist whose outstanding achievements have influenced a wide range of disciplines.
See Michael Halliday’s citation
Has shown exemplary leadership in the field of ecology, environmental management, ecological economics and the human dimensions of global change.
See C.S. Holling’s citation
Albert Einstein Professor of Science, Princeton University, has made profound contributions to our knowledge of the physical processes that have shaped the structure of our universe.
See Phillip J.E. Peeble’s citation
Her tenure at UBC was marked by highly effective national advocacy for university research.
See Martha Piper’s citation
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